September 26, 2013

Liberty Tie Wedding Gift

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If you have read our Summer catch up post then you will know that Rosie got married this Summer. I decided one of her and Aaron’s gifts could be a handmade matching tie and fabric hair flower clips so picked a fabric and got working. The idea for a tie came when I was reading…

August 19, 2013

Star Quilt

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Hello! We haven’t posted in a week now and are feeling rather guilty about that. We have both been busy bees, R more so as she was getting married! Now we are back and here is a project I have FINALLY finished and I am so pleased to have gifted it to new owners…. I…

August 12, 2013

Liberty Bow Tie

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On a recent trip to London Aaron bought me a beautiful metre of Liberty Tana Lawn. I think the print is quite unusual for Liberty which makes me love it even more, have you seen it before? I made myself a skirt from it (blog post to come shortly) but was also determined to make…

August 5, 2013

Liberty Print Shift Dress

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Today I am sharing my first attempt at making a dress. I have put this off a bit because I didn’t know the first thing about dressmaking and when I read the instructions for the pattern, I was so confused by all these words I didn’t understand. I have seen this pattern, the Laurel dress…

July 12, 2013

Liberty Fabric Delivery!

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Last weekend my Brother hand delivered a load of Liberty Tana Lawn that I bought. Liberty is completely out of my budget, so I have only ever treated myself to a couple of little fat quarters before. I don’t know if any of you know about the factory shop in Lancaster where Liberty print their…

July 3, 2013

Three Liberty Tops

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It’s been a while since I posted about any dressmaking which is a shame because I LOVE creating garments to wear. It’s one of the most satisfying feelings to wear something unique that you’ve made, I only wish I had lots more time to make lots more! The tops in this post are from a…

June 22, 2013

Liberty Patchwork Cushion

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This is the second project to use some of the Liberty Lifestyle fabric that I won. I’ve already made a couple of small card holders using it and wanted to make something a bit bigger that would show off the prints even more. After some thinking I decided to make a patchwork cushion using the…

June 11, 2013

Travel Blanket for G

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You may remember a while back I posted a photo of a little pile of squares that were cut from the material I collected when I travelled to India with my friend G last autumn. Here they are….. It has taken me a while to post on this, but I finally wanted to share the…

June 9, 2013

Liberty Bloomsbury Card Holders

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Last Wednesday, the 5th of June, was my Dad’s AND my boyfriend’s birthday. As I’m sure many of you do, I find buying presents for boys hard so this is a bit of a double whammy. This year I decided to try and craft them something small each and came up with the idea of a…